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Dios en los Márgenes

de Esther Baruja For English, click here. Marcos 1:40-42 Vino a él un leproso que, de rodillas, le dijo: —Si quieres, puedes limpiarme. Jesús, teniendo misericordia de él, extendió la mano, lo tocó y le dijo: —Quiero, sé limpio. Tan pronto

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God in the Margins

by Esther Baruja Para español: haga clic aquí. Mark 1:40-42 A leper came to him begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and

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If an elephant has its foot

Crossposted from Coming Out Strong by Katie Hochstedler As the current Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests (BMC) Board President, a founding member of Pink Menno, and a young queer Mennonite involved in the movement for a more inclusive and welcoming

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Pink Menno’s Pauline Rhetoric of Reconciliation

by Gerald J. Mast The Messiah has already arrived, the messianic event has already happened, but its presence contains within itself another time, which stretches its parousia, not in order to defer it, but, on the contrary, to make it

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Reflection by Abby Graber

The night before the [Friday morning] peaceful protest, we went to a meeting to plan it. At this meeting, there was a guy from Christian Peacemaker Teams (Tim Nafziger). He said a lot of things, but one of the things

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Home of the brave

by Annabeth Roeschley On the morning of Wednesday june 26,2013 I stood down at the Supreme Court of the United States, listening to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC gathering to raise voice in song. It was their first performance

Posted in General, Pink Perspective


Phoenix is the fifth Mennonite convention I’ve attended. Why am I going? Back at the 2005 Charlotte Convention, it was there that the Holy Spirit moved me to “come out” to my family. Fittingly, the convention theme was “Can’t Keep Quiet!”. Several years

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Healing and Hope

Healing and hope abound at convention.  It’s a safe place to worship, have fun, and feel the spirit, all in one short week.  During high school and college, I remember the power of 5,000 voices singing in the arenas in

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Four years later and still here

It has been nearly four years since I first considered walking away from the Mennonite church. The urge came on a Wednesday night, the June after my high school graduation, sitting in youth group preparing for another MCUSA convention.  It

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Why Pink Menno and BMC?

I’ve been involved with Pink Menno since before Columbus in 2009 and before that, I worked for Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests and I’m now on the organization’s board. BMC has been doing this work for nearly 40 years.

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